Swiss Robotics Industry Day 2017
Our impressions of the Swiss Robotics Industry Day in Lausanne, Switzerland. When we arrived at the SwissTech Convention Center in the EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), we were greeted by an astronaut legend and his lunar rover. This opening scene set the tone for the rest of our visit.
Lidar Sensors: Applications and Opportunities
In March of 2004, fifteen self-driving cars raced across the Mojave desert in the inaugural Darpa Grand Challenge. Just over a decade later, autonomous vehicles are the “it” thing, thanks in no small part to Light Detection and Ranging (lidar) sensors.
Launching Rewired, a Robotics-Focused Venture Studio and Fund
Rewired is officially open for business. We have officially launched our new venture studio, focused on robotics and artificial intelligence. To start, we are investing $100 million in applied science and technologies that advance machine perception.